Le Redoutable

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1749NNF-1715
Launched5.5.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1753
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
Ship ClassTéméraire Class
ConstructorFrançois Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action18.8.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck163' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)52.9424 (173′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9664 (45′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,580Ton 

Armament


1.1753Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17536666 officers, 660 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756Chef d'escadrePierre-André de Glandevès du Castellet (1689-1772)FWIKI1759 - 18.8.1759Capitaine de VaisseauPaul-Hippolyte de Beauvilliers (1712-1788)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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